[Pidgin] #11309: Crash during file-transfer on XMPP

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Mon Feb 8 09:53:08 EST 2010

#11309: Crash during file-transfer on XMPP
Reporter:  mqudsi  |        Type:  defect                      
  Status:  new     |   Component:  libpurple                   
 Version:  2.6.5   |    Keywords:  xmpp file-transfer libpurple

 I've deployed OpenFire+Pidgin quite often on enterprise networks, but at
 our company we're seeing constant libpurple crashes related to file
 transfers. This is over a LAN, no file transfer proxies involved.

 More often than not, the sender's client will crash immediately after
 sending the file. It especially happens when sending files to non-pidgin
 clients (trillian, et. al.). Sometimes the crash will occur before the
 transfer begins. It's always the sender's libpurple that crashes.

 (It happens *sometimes* on Adium senders, too!)

 I'm using Pidgin 2.6.5 debug on Windows 7 x64 (but this happens XP-7,
 32/64).. I have a crash dump (with heap or without), the RPT file, and the

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/11309>
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